How to submit your work to a magazine

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Pin It It’s been deadline time in the land of Funky Junk over the past few. My next writeup for FOLK magazine will highlight my bedroom, so I’ve been adding the finishing touches for full room shots. With social media the powerhouse it is today, your door may get a knock one day soon as well. […]

Make funky photo edits in Picasa’s upgrade

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Pin It There’s a party at this coffee bar today!  Have you seen what Picasa’s 3.9 upgrade can do? This is a perfectly acceptable shot of my beloved lattes. And this shot offers you Wild Times at the Coffee Bar.  Nice! Sugar? Hmm… I’ll take grit! Lovely designer touch to that windowsill. (not likely) Now […]

31 Days / day 5 – new vignettes with my top 5 photo tips

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I have the chance to do a little creating for HGTV.com. They gave me a theme to work with, so I’ve been playing in my spare time to whip up something new for them. And because this is a Blog to Biz series, I’ll confess I’m not compensated for this.  So why do it? Because […]

31 Days / day 4 – submitting work for websites and magazines

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So, this past weekend I’ve been decorating for spring for HGTV.com  and Christmas for FOLK. Two different seasons in the wrong season… sounds pretty crazy, doesn’t it? Submitting your work to magazines or websites is a wonderful way to land added exposure for your blog. Not to mention the mere thrill of seeing yourself in […]

How to work and save photos for blogs and magazines

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Oh how us bloggers LOVE using photos and lots of them to convey our messages in our posts! But did you know there’s some easy tweaks you can do to your photos to allow them to load quicker and keep them safe? Now what about if a magazine should come knocking on your virtual door? […]